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Bagwell, Orlando

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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

22 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America. This series exposes the truth through surprising revelations, dramatic recreations, rare archival photography, riveting first-person accounts and defines the reality of slavery's past through insightful commentary
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose oratory is etched into the minds of millions of Americans, a civil rights activist whose words and image are more hotly contested, negotiated and sold than almost anyone else's in American history
Roots of resistance : a story of the underground railroad by WGBH Educational Foundation( Visual )

19 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendents of slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines and celebrates dance from around the world, from traditional dance to classical ballet
Matters of race( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the complex demands of the country's rapidly changing multiracial and multicultural society and shows how American citizens imagine the new America of the 21st century"--Container
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No easy walk (1961-1963) : Visits the cities where the tactics of nonviolent protest met both success and failure. Also covers the high point of those emotional times, the 1963 March on Washington, and the violence that followed
Ain't scared of your jails 1960-1961( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on two major events involving students in the civil rights struggle - the lunch counter sit-ins in the south (particularly Nashville, Tennessee) and the Freedom Riders trip from Washington D.C. to Mississippi. Included in the program is the formation of the Student Nonviolent Coordination Committee and the importance it played in these events
New worlds, new forms( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines the heritage that enslaved Africans brought to North and South America via dance. From the Samba in Rio to the Lindy-hop in Harlem, cultural collisions have shaped the popular dances of today
The terrible transformation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. This first episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival
Racism 101( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline focuses on the racism problems at the University of Michigan campus
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical examination of Malcolm X, weaving together interviews, archival footage, and photographs to portray the intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas still resonate today
Africans in America( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Wood is interviewed about William Dunbar, Equiano's observations of independence, the Stamp Act, song as a means of protest, the dynamics leading up to the Revolutiony War, Phillis Wheatley, Dunmore's Proclamation, the Somerset case, 18th century hope for freedom and equality, The Declaration of Independence, the dream deferred, the evacuation of the British from New York and the former slaves stuck in the middle
Mississippi--is this America? : 1962-1964( Visual )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eyes on the prize is the most critically acclaimed documentary on civil rights in America. Episode 5: Mississippi's grass-roots civil rights movement becomes an American concern when college students travel south to help register black voters and three activists are murdered. The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party challenges the regular Mississippi delegation at the Democratic Convention in Atlantic City
Mississippi : is this America?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Wood is interviewed about the first settlers who came to America, the need for labor in Jamestown, English Protestantism, the implications of tobacco on labor needs in Virginia, the Africans' arrival in 1619, inheriting the mother's slave status, the shift from indentured servitude to lifelong slavery, the difference between being a slave and a servant, the meaning of indentured servants, and the Africans' experience
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thelma Foote is interviewed about the historical importance of the African Burial Ground in New York colony, life in the early Colonial settlements, how the colonies changed with the introduction of black labor, laws to limit the rights of black people, rise of slave labor in the colonies following the introduction of African slaves into Barbados, life in the South Carolina colony, life in the New York colony and curfew laws, New York City slave conspiracy, the importance of studying our racial past
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Duell is interviewed about the role of the Middleton family in South Carolina history, land ownership as a measure of wealth, Arthur Middleton's decision to grow rice, plantation life, concerns about insurrections, contributions of the Middleton family to the colonies and their role in the revolution
 
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Dancing